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June 1984

Malignant Melanoma of the Orbit in a Black Patient With Ocular Melanocytosis

Arch Ophthalmol. 1984;102(6):904-906. doi:10.1001/archopht.1984.01040030724029

• Ocular melanocytosis has been associated with an increased incidence of choroidal melanomas in white patients. Recently reported was a case of a choroidal melanoma in a black patient with oculodermal melanocytosis. We treated a case of an orbital malignant melanoma arising in a black patient with ocular melanocytosis.